Television game show stalwarts Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune will resume taping with modifications as early as this week reported Deadline. Production for each shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic in March. The series’ will return to the small screen with safety precautions set in place in order to keep contestants and hosts, Alex Trebek, Pat Sajak, and Vanna White safe.
“Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! are returning to the studio to tape episodes for the shows’ upcoming seasons. The productions have protocols in place in accordance with current government guidelines to protect contestants, staff, crew, and talent from the spread of COVID-19. While some things may have changed behind the scenes and on the set to keep everyone safe, fans can expect to see the same Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! they have come to love when the season starts,” a studio spokeswoman stated to Deadline.